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Show Information - Frequently Asked Questions

Naturally, there are a lot of questions when it comes to entering our show. This list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will provide some of the answers.

NOTE: For 2020, we will have a Virtual Exhibit instead of a Judged Show. These questions apply primarily to our Judged Show.

Click the "twisty" triangle to view (Show Answer) or hide (Hide Answer) the answers and examples.

General Entry Questions

Show I'm not a member of your guild or the EGA. May I enter your show?

Show I received a ribbon at my county fair for this piece. May I still enter it in your show?

Show I stitched my piece 15 years ago, and just moved to the area. Can I enter it in this year's show?

Show I entered this piece in your show three years ago. There's a different judge this year. May I enter the piece again?

Show In 2001, I entered a piece in your exhibit. There was no judging that year. May I enter the piece to be to be judged this year?

Show Begining in 2022, there is an option to enter a piece for Display Only. May I enter a piece that was previously judged? May I enter it in a future judged show?

Questions regarding Classifications

Show What is the difference between Adaptation and Interpretation?

Show If I make any change to a Commercial pattern, does that make it an Interpretation?

Show If I take a photo of something and create a needlework piece from that, should it be entered as an Original design or as an Adaptation?

Questions regarding Categories

Show If I have a cross-stitch piece with a small inset of hardanger or embellished with beads, is that Mixed Technique?

Show If my canvas piece has silk, metallic threads and a small line of real metal, should it be entered in Canvas or Silk and Metal? How much metal is needed?

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This page was last updated on August 6, 2022.